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Well run, good communication from the top, strong managers within product development

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at McAfee full-time

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Pay is excellent, treats strong players very well, good at getting rid of non-performers, low-drama

Cons

Product management lacks real leadership and shows little expertise in managing a portfolio and driving business results. Good company to work for and has matured quite a bit in the last 5 years.

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  1. Good.

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    Current Employee - Director in Santa Clara, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Director in Santa Clara, CA (US)

    I have been working at McAfee full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good people; good atmosphere; good work/life balance

    Cons

    Less innovation; less excitement when compared to a startup or a public company

    Advice to Management

    Need to improve morale - get people excited.

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    The good, the bad, the ugly...

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at McAfee full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Interesting problems.
    Good pay.
    Great benefits.
    Good people

    Cons

    Over-metricized, everything is a number - you, too!
    Leadership is spotty, product management is abysmal.
    Takes forever to get anything done.
    Very top-down driven.
    Periodic layoffs based on arbitrary numbers pushed down from Intel.

    Advice to Management

    Just because something is made a web-app doesn't mean it's an improvement over the old process.
    Let process improvement flow from the bottom up.
    Make decisions more quickly, because it doesn't appear that taking much time is letting you make better ones.

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